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[movies]The NASA Hyper-G Competion
"Walk in the footsteps of a NASA Space Biologist." This was the tagline for NASA's 2004-2005 biological sciences competition that called teams of high school-aged students from across the country to compete by proposing hypergravity (increased gravity) experiments. This video highlights the research activities of the winners, the "Centrifu-G" team from Troy High School in Troy, Michigan.
Keywords: nasa; ames; nasa ames; hyper-g; hyperg; centrifuge; flat-worm; planaria; education; students
Downloads: 4,261
[movies]High School Students Learn About Air Traffic Control Careers
A group of ninth-grade students from San Mateo High School, Calif., were given a unique opportunity to transfer problem-solving skills from the classroom to the real world.NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) hosted a field trip packed with authentic air traffic control experiences for the students at the FAA's Oakland Air Route Traffic Control Center in Fremont, Calif.The two-hour field trip was part of NASA and the FAA's partnership in promoting science, technology, engineering a...
Keywords: What -- Opportunity; nasa; ames; smart skies; faa; atc; air; traffic; control; controllers; sector 33; airplanes; aviation; stem; science; technology; engineering; math; san; mateo; high; school
Downloads: 145
[movies]VMS Pre History

Keywords: VMS; Pre; History
Downloads: 4,136
[movies]Perimeter Taxiways at DFW
In 2003, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) began real-time, human-in-the-loop simulations that demonstrated the effect of adding perimeter taxiways. During the tests, air traffic controllers, pilots and officials from DWF, the FAA and NASA evaluated numerous scenarios at NASA Ames Research Center's FutureFlight Central (FFC) and Crew Vehicle Systems Research Facility (CVSRF) to verify the cost benefit and paper studies on the perimeter taxiways...
Keywords: nasa; ames; nasa ames; dfw; ffc; cvsrf; future flight central; airport; aviation; runway; incursion; faa; airplane; atc; air traffic controller
Downloads: 4,112
[movies]SOFIA Flying Telescope Visits NASA Ames
The Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) landed at NASA's Ames Research Center for tours by NASA employees, members of the media and the general public. Housing a 17-ton telescope assembly, the highly modified Boeing 747SP aircraft is the largest flying telescope in the world. More than 6500 people visited SOFIA during her visit.For more information about SOFIA, please visit
Keywords: Where -- Sofia; nasa; ames; sofia; stratospheric; observatory; for; airborne; astronomy; DLR; German; Aerospace; Agency; boeing; 747; 747sp; telescope; space; astrophysics
Downloads: 8,206
[movies]NASA's Kepler Mission Discovery Summary, Dec. 2011
Scientists from NASA's Kepler mission have been busy recently. The team has announced the discovery of Kepler-22b, its first confirmed planet in the habitable zone of its solar system, 600 light years away. They have also been combing through light data captured by the telescope and have released the latest number of planetary candidates team members have identified. Staff and scientists also got together (along with a special guest!) recently to celebrate 1,000 days of science operations by the...
Keywords: nasa; ames; nasa ames; kepler; space; telescope; exoplanet; extrasolar; planet; bill; borucki; natalie; batalha; neil; degrasse; tyson
Downloads: 69
[movies]VMS Construction 1

Keywords: VMS; Construction; 1
Downloads: 41
[movies]Sustainability Base: Congratulations Message from John Holdren, OSTP
At the dedication of Sustainability Base, a pre-recorded message from John Holdren was played for the audience. Dr. Holdren is the Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.Sustainability Base is NASA's newest building and is also one of the nation's greenest. Built on the campus of the Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., the building is a highly intelligent and intuitive facility designed to anticipate and react to changes in sunlight, temperature, wind and ...
Keywords: nasa; ames; arc; sustainability; base; platinum; leed; green; technologies; environment; holdren; ostp; science; technology; policy
Downloads: 32
[movies]Kepler's 1 Year Anniversary Celebration
NASA's Kepler space telescope recently celebrated its first year in space. Scientists, researchers and team members gathered at the NASA Ames Exploration Center to celebrate and to share memories of the first year's milestones and discoveries. For more information about the Kepler mission, please visit:
Keywords: nasa; ames; nasa ames; kepler; space; telescope; habitable; zone; exoplanets; galaxy; milky; way
Downloads: 3,964
[movies]The Peer-To-Peer Human-Robot Interaction Project
Produced in 2005, the video explains development of software to enable effective human-robot partnerships. Highlights include a November 2005 test at the Ames Research Center featuring the Johnson Space Center's Robonaut, Ames's K10, 2 EVA astronauts and 1 mission manager, simulating construction of a habitat on the surface of the moon.
Keywords: nasa; ames; nasa ames; johnson space center; jsc; robonaut; k10; rover; astronauts; moon; exploration; peer to peer; robot; robots; moonbase
Downloads: 60
[movies]Destination Innovation - Episode 1 - Kepler
Destination Innovation is a new series that explores the research, science and other projects underway at the NASA Ames Research Center. Episode 1 focuses on the Kepler Mission, a space telescope that is revolutionizing our knowledge of planets outside our Solar System.The mission's objective is to survey our region of the Milky Way galaxy to discover Earth-size and smaller planets in or near the habitable zone, a region where liquid water could exist on a planet's surface...
Keywords: Where -- Milky Way Galaxy; nasa; ames; research; center; ARC; kepler; space; telescope; exoplanets; spacecraft; Ames Research Center; NASA Ames; borucki; batalha; galaxy; universe
Downloads: 4,056
[movies]NASA Releases "NASA App HD" for iPad
The NASA App HD invites you to discover a wealth of NASA information right on your iPad. The application collects, customizes and delivers an extensive selection of dynamically updated mission information, images, videos and Twitter feeds from various online NASA sources in a convenient mobile package. Come explore with NASA, now on your iPad.
Keywords: nasa; ames; arc; ipad; app; space; shuttle; universe; science; education; video; nasa tv; apod; launch; schedule; international space station; iss; satellite
Downloads: 80
[movies]NASA'S Kepler Mission Discovers Its First Rocky Planet
NASA's Kepler spacecraft has discovered Kepler-10b, its first confirmed rocky planet and the smallest transiting exoplanet discovered to date. Kepler-10b is only 1.4 times the size of Earth and has an average density of 8.8 grams per cubic centimeter, similar to that of an iron dumbbell. The planet orbits its star in only 0.84 days and is not in the habitable zone, where liquid water could exist.For more information about the Kepler mission, please visit more information a...
Keywords: What -- Earth; nasa; kepler; space; telescope; nasa ames; exoplanet; kepler 10b; star; universe; science; habitable zone; super earth; rocky; planet
Downloads: 92
[movies]Smart Skies: Welcome to Sector 33
NASA's Smart Skies™ features an interactive Air Traffic Control Simulator that enables students to apply proportional reasoning to make decisions and resolve conflicts in realistic air traffic control problems involving two or more planes. "Welcome to Sector 33" is an introduction to the vocabulary and graphical representations used in air traffic control. For more information about the Smart Skies™ program, please visit:
Keywords: nasa; ames; nasa ames; smart skies; air; traffic; control; atc; airplanes; aviation; education; middle; school; sector 33; modesto
Downloads: 69
[movies]Smart Skies: Line Up With Math
NASA's Smart Skies™ features an interactive Air Traffic Control Simulator that enables students to apply proportional reasoning to make decisions and resolve conflicts in realistic air traffic control problems involving two or more planes. "Line Up With Math" is an introduction to the module for student in grades 5 through 9, where students are challenged to line up the planes safely, with proper spacing, on time, at a given intersection of jet routes...
Keywords: nasa; ames; nasa ames; smart; skies; smart skies; airplanes; aviation; math; education; students; ATC; air traffic control
Downloads: 37
[movies]ISS Crew Greeting to 2012 Spirit of Innovation Summit
Astronauts Dan Burbank and Don Pettit onboard the International Space Station transmitted a greeting to students participating in the 2012 Conrad Foundation Spirit of Innovation Summit taking place at Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California.
Keywords: What -- Spirit; #ISS; #Space; #Ames; #Conrad Foundation
Downloads: 32
[movies]NASA's Kepler Mission Announces Latest Planetary Discovery
The Kepler mission's science team announced its latest finding at a press conference on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011. The team announced the confirmation of Kepler-22b, its first planet found in the "habitable zone," the region where liquid water could exist on a planet's surface. The planet is about 2.4 times the radius of Earth, orbits around a star similar to our sun and is located 600 light-years away...
Keywords: What -- Earth; Where -- Jupiter; What -- Sun; nasa; ames; nasa ames; kepler; space; telescope; exoplanet; earth; earth-like; bill; borucki; natalie; batalha; jill; tarter; seti; alien; world
Downloads: 4,033
[movies]2011 Green Flight Challenge Highlights Video
On Monday, October 3, 2011, NASA's Centennial Challenges program awarded the largest prize in aviation history, created to inspire the development of more fuel-efficient aircraft and spark the start of a new electric airplane industry. Three teams successfully met all requirements and competed for the $1.65 million purse in the CAFE Green Flight Challenge, sponsored by Google, over the skies of Santa Rosa, California.For more information about NASA's Centennial Challenge, please visit http://www...
Keywords: Where -- California; nasa; ames; centennial; challenge; green; flight; google; cafe; foundation; erik; lindbergh; leap; electric; aircraft; pipistrel; egenius; phoenix; air; airplanes; charles; schulz; airport; santa; rosa; aviation
Downloads: 5,303
[movies]NASA Ames Helps Search For and Study Sutter's Mill Meteorites
Scientists, researchers and volunteers from NASA Ames, the SETI Institute and other organizations are searching for fragments of the Sutter's Mill Meteor that illuminated the sky over the Sierra Nevada mountains at 7:51 a.m. PDT Sunday, April 22, 2012.Teams have searched for and found several meteorites and are now in the process of analyzing the fragments, searching for clues that could indicate how life might have began on our planet.For more information about NASA Ames, please visit http://ww...
Keywords: Where -- Nevada; nasa; ames; meteor; sutter's; mill; meteorite; search; fragment; sierra; nevada; northern; california; lake; tahoe; sonic; boom; space
Downloads: 41
[movies]2010 Yuri's Night at NASA Ames
NASAs Ames Research Center hosted a mega Yuris Night celebration on April 9 and April 10, 2010.On Friday, an estimated 6,000 students from all over the Bay Area gathered for Education Day. Students between grades 4-12 engaged in hands-on learning activities that included interactive exhibits, workshops and presentations by leading scientists, engineers and technology experts. On Saturday, an estimated 6,000 space enthusiasts came to celebrate Yuris Night at NASA Ames...
Keywords: nasa; ames; research; center; yuri's; night; yuri; gagarin; ynba; education; students; middle; high; school; stem; science; mathematics; engineering; math
Downloads: 27
[movies]Mars Science Laboratory - CheMin Instrument Demonstration
Dr. David Blake, Principal Investigator of the CheMin instrument, gives a demonstration of his invention at the Kennedy Space Center. Short for "Chemistry & Mineralogy," CheMin is one of 10 science instruments aboard the Mars Science Laboratory, NASA's latest Mars rover. CheMin will identify the minerals in samples of powdered rock or soil in a search to determine if conditions were right to support life on Mars.For more information about NASA Ames, please visit
Keywords: Where -- Mars; nasa; ames; chemin; chemistry; mineralogy; msl; mars; science; laboratory; curiosity; space; life; david; blake; xrd; x-ray; diffraction
Downloads: 47
[movies]Women's History Month: Natalie Batalha
March 2010 was Women's History Month, providing a time to pay tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society. NASA Ames scientist Natalie Batalha, a co-investigator for the Kepler mission, talks about choosing science as a career. For more information about the Kepler mission, please visit:
Keywords: nasa; ames; nasa ames; kepler; space; telescope; women's history month; natalie; batalha; exoplanets; science; career
Downloads: 45
[movies]NASA's Kepler Mission Finds Earth-size Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone, Six Planet System
NASA's Kepler mission has discovered its first Earth-size planet candidates and its first candidates in the habitable zone, a region where liquid water could exist on a planet's surface. Five of the potential planets are near Earth-size and orbit in the habitable zone of smaller, cooler stars than our sun.Kepler also found six confirmed planets orbiting a sun-like star, Kepler-11. This is the largest group of transiting planets orbiting a single star yet discovered outside our solar system...
Keywords: What -- Sun; Where -- Venus; What -- Earth; nasa; ames; kepler; mission; space; telescope; exoplanet; habitable; zone; observatory; galaxy; universe; planetary; candidate; Earth; liquid; water; borucki; lissauer
Downloads: 59
[movies]AHPCRC: Army High Performance Computing Research Center
This video was produced in 2007 to publicize AHPCRC, the Army High Performance Computing Research Center, a collaboration between the U.S. Army and a consortium of university and industry partners. It addresses the Army's most difficult scientific and engineering challenges using high performance computing, to be the world leader in rapid and innovative research, development, and engineering. Consortium members include: Stanford University, High Performance Technologies, Inc., Morgan State Unive...
Keywords: Where -- New Mexico; Where -- Texas; nasa; ames; nasa ames; supercomputer; supercomputing; computers; ahpcrc; army; stanford; nmsu; hpti; utep; morgan state
Downloads: 46
[movies]Sustainability Base: The Reality Begins
NASA's newest building also is one of the nation's greenest. Sustainability Base, on the campus of NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., is a highly intelligent and intuitive facility designed to anticipate and react to changes in sunlight, temperature, wind and occupancy. The building can optimize its performance automatically, in real time, in response to internal and external changes.Meeting the White House challenge to lead by example, NASA has repurposed its technologies and inc...
Keywords: nasa; ames; sustainability base; leed; platinum; green; technology; technologies; water; recycling; space; station; mcdonough
Downloads: 45
[movies]J. Craig Venter on Synthetic Biology at NASA Ames

Keywords: NASA; Ames; J. Craig Venter; Synthetic Biology
Downloads: 58
[movies]NASA Ames Welcomes Diverse Student Group
NASA's Ames Research Center and the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) brought together a national network of talented students to give them a one-time opportunity to tour one of our country's leading, world-class research centers. The students were able to interact with scientists and research professionals to encourage their interest in math and science.For more information about NASA Ames, please visit
Keywords: What -- Opportunity; nasa; ames; sacnas; chicanos; native; americans; science; eduction; outreach; diversity; stem
Downloads: 48
[movies]NASA's Kepler Mission Wins 2012 Aviation Week Laureate Award
NASA's Kepler mission has been named winner of the 2012 Aviation Week Laureate Award in the Space category, announcedat the 55th annual black-tie awards dinner in Washington, D.C.Aviation Week's annual Laureate Awards recognizes individuals and teams for their extraordinary accomplishments. Their achievements embody the spirit of exploration, innovation, vision or any combination of these attributes that inspire others to strive for significant, broad-reaching progress in aviation and aerospace....
Keywords: Where -- Washington; What -- Spirit; nasa; ames; arc; kepler; aviation; week; laureate; award; avweek; space; exoplanet; borucki; planets; universe; exploration
Downloads: 44
[movies]Destination Innovation - Episode 2 - SOFIA
Destination Innovation is a new series that explores the research, science and other projects underway at the NASA Ames Research Center.Episode 2 focuses on the SOFIA Mission, an airborne telescope that uses infrared astronomy to peer deeper into the Universe than ever before.SOFIA, or the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, is NASA's highly-modified Boeing 747SP aircraft with a 100-inch (2.5 meter) diameter mirror installed at the rear of the aircraft...
Keywords: What -- COMETS; Where -- Sofia; nasa; ames; destination innovation; sofia; stratospheric; observatory; infrared; astronomy; space; telescope; boeing; 747; 747sp; dlr; german; aerospace; center
Downloads: 50
[movies]NASA Ames Hosts Viewing Party for Final Shuttle Launch
The public was invited to NASA's Ames Research Center to observe a live televised broadcast of the final space shuttle launch on July 8, 2011. The STS-135 mission is the final flight of NASA's Space Shuttle Program.The orbiter Atlantis is carrying a system to investigate the potential for robotically refueling existing spacecraft and bring back a failed ammonia pump to help NASA better understand and improve pump designs for future systems...
Keywords: What -- STS-135; nasa; ames; space; shuttle; sts; 135; atlantis; ferguson; hurley; walheim; magnus; final; launch; iss; station
Downloads: 36
[movies]Remembering Baruch S. "Barry" Blumberg - A Video Tribute
Nobel Laureate Dr. Baruch Blumberg, a pioneer in the field of Astrobiology, was one of history's greatest explorer-scientists. In 1976, he shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine for his discovery for the antigen of the virus that causes Hepatitis B. In 1999, he was the founding director of the NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI). In 2008, he became the first Distinguished Scientist of both the NAI and the NASA Lunar Science Institute...
Keywords: What -- Moon; nasa; ames; baruch; barry; blumberg; tribute; memorial; astrobiology; nai; nlsi; lunar; science; pete; worden; greg; schmidt; david; morrison; seti; tom; pierson; estelle; dodson; wendy; dolci; carl; pilcher; hepatitis; nobel; prize
Downloads: 30
[movies]NASA Ames Scientists Develop MSL Science Instrument
David Blake, a research scientist at NASA Ames, led the development of CheMin, one of ten scientific instruments onboard Curiosity, the Mars Scientific Laboratory. The Powder X-Ray Diffraction tool will search for clues on the Martian surface for an environment that might have once harbored life.For more information about NASA Ames, please visit
Keywords: What -- MSL; Where -- Mars; nasa; ames; chemin; msl; mars; science; laboratory; powder; x-ray; diffraction; xrd; david; blake; chemisty; mineralogy; space
Downloads: 3,967
[movies]STS-135 Fused Launch Video
Imaging experts funded by the Space Shuttle Program and located at NASA's Ames Research Center prepared this video of the STS-135 launch by merging images taken by a set of six cameras capturing five settings of visible light and one setting of infrared thermal information.
Keywords: What -- Visible Light; What -- STS-135; sts135; spaceshuttle; launch; nasa; nasaames; ames; hdr
Downloads: 94
[movies]NASA Ames 2012 Fellow - Dr Louis. J. Allamandola
The rank of Fellow is the highest recognition that the NASA Ames Research Center can bestow upon one of its own for a lifetime of intellectual accomplishments. The Fellows are an elite group of Ames people who have built a global reputation for excellence in their scientific and engineering research.The 2012 Ames Fellow Inductees include Dr. Louis J. Allamandola, Dr. Wayne R. Johnson, Dr. Baruch S...
Keywords: nasa; ames; fellow; science; research; louis; lou; allamandola; polycyclic; aromatic; hydrocarbon; pah; astrochemisty; kuiper; molecular; universe; space; exploration; chemistry; spectroscopy
Downloads: 45
[movies]Kepler: The Search for Earth-Size Planets Begins
Since its launch in March, 2009, the Kepler Mission has announced the discovery of 9 confirmed exoplanets (or planets outside our solar system). This video explores how the team works to combine photometry from the spacecraft, data from ground-based observatories and precise asteroseismic analysis to determine if Earths are common or rare in our Galaxy.For more information about the Kepler Mission, please visit
Keywords: nasa; kepler; nasa ames; space; telescope; exoplanet; planets; observatory; observatories; asteroseismology; galaxy; universe; bill; borucki; natalie; batalha; nick; gautier; jon; jenkins; sara; seager; geoff; marcy
Downloads: 84
[movies]NASA Ames Rocks with the Stars at Science and Culture Fest
"You Just Have to Believe" was the theme of NASA's science and culture festival, featuring a holographic presentation of NASA astronaut Leland Melvin and hip hop artist MOS Def rapping about mathematics and science. Held in September, 2010 at the Chabot Space and Science Center, students were invited to "believe in themselves and take on new challenges" by participating in NASA's space program. Numerous exhibits and hands-on science and technology activities, including the opportunity to remotel...
Keywords: What -- Opportunity; nasa; ames; nasa ames; education; science; technology; engineering; mathematics; stem; ISIS; Instituting Science in Schools; astronaut; leland melvin; MOS Def; rap; hip-hop; ankh; marketing; chabot; middle; school; students
Downloads: 35
[movies]LADEE Propulsion System Handover to Ames Research Center
NASA Ames Research Center recently took delivery of the propulsion system for the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE). Working as a small observatory, LADEE will gather detailed information about conditions near the surface, as well as environmental influences on lunar dust. The propulsion system was built by Space Systems/Loral in Palo Alto, California. Ames Center Director Pete Worden and Space Systems/Loral President John Celli attended the brief ceremony.LADEE will orbit t...
Keywords: Where -- California; What -- Explorer; What -- Moon; #Ames; #NASA; #LADEE; #lunar; exploration; dust; #Space
Downloads: 49
[movies]NASA's Kepler Mission Discovers Kepler-16b, A Planet Orbiting Two Suns
NASA's Kepler mission has turned fiction into fact. A world with a double sunset that was first imagined in "Star Wars" over 30 years ago in a galaxy far, far away has become scientific reality. Credit: NASA / Ames Research Center
Keywords: kepler; kepler 16; kepler16b; nasa; ames; tatooine; star wars; space; telescope; luke; skywalker; george; lucas; ilm; industrial; light; and; magic; double; sunset; suns
Downloads: 107
[movies]NASA Ames Launches Planet-Finding Tweetup
On Feb. 11, 2011, NASA Ames hosted more than 55 Twitter followers or "tweeps" from 18 states and 5 countries to learn about the Center's research activities. Recent planetary discoveries by the Kepler mission and science flights by NASA's SOFIA aircraft were two featured topics of discussion.The "tweeps" toured several facilities at Ames, including the Kepler labs, where mission data is analyzed; the Vertical Motion Simulator, the world's largest motion-based flight simulator; Future Flight Cent...
Keywords: Where -- Sofia; nasa; ames; tweetup; tweep; twitter; kepler; sofia; vms; ffc; future; flight; central; fluid; mechanics; lab; social; media; stem; education; outreach; science; space; universe; exoplanets; @otakuchick; @MrDDon; worden
Downloads: 38
[movies]Kepler Discovers First Earth-Sized Planets Outside Solar System
NASA's Kepler mission has discovered the first Earth-size planets orbiting a sun-like star outside our solar system. The planets, called Kepler-20e and Kepler-20f, are too close to their star to be in the so-called habitable zone where liquid water could exist on a planet's surface, but they are the smallest exoplanets ever confirmed around a star like our sun.Kepler-20e is slightly smaller than Venus, measuring 0.87 times the radius of Earth...
Keywords: Where -- Mercury; What -- Sun; Where -- Venus; What -- Lyra; What -- Earth; nasa; ames; nasa ames; kepler; space; telescope; kepler20; kepler20e; kepler20f; exoplanet; planet; Earth
Downloads: 4,154
[movies]NASA's Kepler Spacecraft Featured in Unique Maze
A 20 acre corn maze at the Dell'Osso Family Farm in Lathrop, Calif., features the discoveries and images of NASA's Kepler mission. The maze is part of Space Farm 7, a series of seven farms across the United States that are commemorating 50 years of human spaceflight by NASA.For more information about NASA Ames, please visit more information about the Dell'Osso Family Farm, please visit
Keywords: nasa; ames; kepler; space; telescope; exoplanet; dell'osso; family; farm; corn; maze; pumpkin; planets; science; education; outreach; Corn maze
Downloads: 43
[movies]VMS Shuttle Sim

Keywords: What -- SIM; VMS; Shuttle; Sim
Downloads: 40
[movies]NASA Ames Helps SpaceX Develop Dragon's Heat Shield
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) is preparing for its second Commercial Orbital Transportation Services, or COTS, demonstration to show that private industry can build and launch spacecraft on regular cargo resupply missions to the International Space Station.The Dragon capsule is carrying with 1,000 pounds of cargo for the six-man crew aboard the ISS. After spending three weeks in space, Dragon will undock and reenter the Earth's atmosphere...
Keywords: nasa; ames; spacex; dragon; heat; shield; pica; pica-x; picax; reentry; space; spacecraft; iss; international; station; leo; low; earth; orbit
Downloads: 4,236
[movies]From Silicon Valley to Space: Ames and the Space Shuttle (2011)
Originally produced in 2006, this video has been updated to reflect NASA's current mission to explore beyond low-Earth orbit. The program examines the contributions NASA Ames Research Center has made to the Space Shuttle program over the last 30 years, including wind tunnel testing, life sciences experiments, thermal protection and motion simulators.For more information about NASA Ames, please visit
Keywords: nasa; ames; space; shuttle; sts; exploration; wind; tunnel; life; sciences; thermal; protection; vertical; motion; simulator; VMS; silicon; valley
Downloads: 3,655
[movies]Students Celebrate Space Days with NASA and the Traveling Space Museum
NASA Ames Research Center partnered with the Traveling Space Museum to bring NASA Space Days to schools in California. Students visited 14 interactive stations that demonstrated concepts such as living in space, physics, aeronautics and Earth Science.During the Space Days at the Ronald McNair Academy in East Palo Alto, Calif., Cheryl McNair, the widow of the fallen astronaut, was a guest of honor who spoke to inspire the students.For more information about NASA Ames, please visit http://www.nasa...
Keywords: What -- Earth; Where -- California; Who -- Ronald McNair; nasa; ames; space; days; traveling; museum; california; state; university; csu; fresno; ronald; mcnair; shuttle; challenger; tsm; stem; education; exploration
Downloads: 30
[movies]NASA Ames Hosts Exploration Day!
To celebrate NASA's Summer of Innovation initiative to promote excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), NASA Ames Research Center hosted an Exploration Day featuring NASA's out-of-this-world missions and technology programs.NASA Ames organized a day filled with STEM education hands-on activities and events, including a visit from the Traveling Space Museum; the grand opening of the renovated Ames Exploration Encounter; an opportunity to operate rovers on a simulated...
Keywords: What -- Opportunity; nasa; ames; nasa ames; students; stem; science; technology; engineering; mathematics; education; outreach; traveling space museum; nichelle nichols; uhura; rovers; moon; mars; space
Downloads: 32
[movies]Aeronautics at NASA Ames
In business and in our personal lives, the aviation industry is a key enabler to our way of life and the smooth functioning of our economy. NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate is looking for new ideas, conducting basic research into new technologies and operational procedures, and trying out new vehicle, operations, and safety technologies in relevant environments.Produced in June, 2010, this video was created for "The Leading Edge," a one hour television program on NASA TV that expl...
Keywords: nasa; ames; nasa ames; aeronautics; aviation; airplanes; wind tunnel; 80x120; 40x80; Leading Edge; boeing; airbus; omega; green aviation; ARMD; ngats; air; traffic; control; atc; algae; space; shuttle; tps; thermal protection system; arcjet; arc jet
Downloads: 3,726
[movies]NASA Ames and the Traveling Space Museum
From April to June, 2010 NASA Ames Reseach Center and the Traveling Space Museum (TSM) sponsored "Space Day" at six San Francisco Bay Area schools in an effort to motivate and inspire the next generation of space explorers. Ames worked with the TSM to teach students the way astronauts are doing. Students were treated to a rich and exciting educational experience at approximately 14 activity stations presented by NASA experts and aerospace enthusiasts...
Keywords: What -- Orion; nasa; ames; nasa ames; traveling; space; museum; tsm; summer; of; innovation; education; outreach; space day; international; station; shuttle; micro; jet; space toilet; hovercraft
Downloads: 4,126
[movies]NASA Ames Hosts Science Festival for San Francisco Bay Area Students
NASA's Ames Research Center was one of the sponsors of the 10th annual "Reachout for the Rainbow After School Science Festival," held at the Bayview Opera House in San Francisco, Calif. Children were able to explore exhibits and hands-on science and technology activities, including displays from the Traveling Space Museum and the Exploratorium in San Francisco.The free family community event supports NASA's science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) efforts to reach out to underrepr...
Keywords: nasa; ames; reachout; rainbow; festival; education; children; kids; stem; science; engineering; math; mathematics; technology; space; universe; exploration; explore; bayview; hunters; point
Downloads: 33
[movies]Global Connection Project
Produced in 2007, this video explores how a team of researchers from NASA Ames Research Center partnered with Carnegie Mellon University, Google Inc. and the National Geographic Society to create several exciting software products, including the Global Connection Project and Gigapan. For more information about the Global Connection Project, please visit:
Keywords: nasa; ames; nasa ames; cmu; carnegie mellon; gigapan; national; geographic; natgeo; google; digital; camera; panorama
Downloads: 34
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